Healthy and Safe Schools Plan

  • In 2015, the Oregon Legislature passed Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR) 581-022-2223, which requires school districts to develop a Healthy and Safe Schools Plan to address environmental safety concerns including: a plan for testing district-owned buildings for radon as required under ORS 332.167; a plan to test and reduce exposure to lead in water used for drinking or food preparation; a plan to reduce exposure to lead paint that includes the following compliance with the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program Rule; a plan to implement integrated pest management practices as required under ORS 634.700 through 634.750; and a plan to communicate results for all tests required under the Healthy and Safe Schools Plan.

    2016-17 Healthy and Safe Schools Plan